Tomatoes — whether they’re vibrant heirlooms or juicy cherry or grape — are summer’s jewels. When in peak season, they’re stunning when arranged in a caprese salad opens in a new tab and delicious when charred on the grill opens in a new tab. Fresh tomatoes are also delicious for gazpacho, tomato sauce, slow-roasting and so much more. Not sure which tomatoes to pick? Here’s an easy primer of popular heirloom, cherry and grape tomato varieties based on color and flavor.
Guide to Tomatoes: 7 Varieties to Know and Love
From Orange Persimmons to Sweet 100s, learn about some of our favorite heirloom, grape and cherry tomato varieties.